Donna Summer's "Bad Girls" is about prostitutes, but it was still used in the movie Rugrats In Paris.
"Take On Me" was just a minor hit in Norway until a new version was released with the iconic video, making it a global smash.
"Izzo (H.O.V.A.)" refers to "Hova," which is what Jay-Z calls his God Name. Jay-Hova, as in Jehovah.
Jeff Lynne sang the word "groose" in the chorus of "Don't Bring Me Down" as a nonsense placeholder, but left it in when he found out it means "greetings" in German ("gruss").
Carly Simon wrote "Anticipation" while waiting for her first date with Cat Stevens.
"Personal Jesus," a song about "being a Jesus for somebody else," was inspired by Elvis and Priscilla Presley.
JJ talks about The Stranglers' signature sound - keyboard and bass - which isn't your typical strain of punk rock.
Phone booths are nearly extinct, but they provided storylines for some of the most profound songs of the pre-cell phone era.
In this quiz, spot the artist who put Romeo into a song lyric.
The lead singer/lyricist for Anberlin breaks down "Impossible" and covers some tracks from their 2012 album Vital.
The guy who brought us "Stacy's Mom" also wrote the Jane Lynch Emmy song and Stephen Colbert's Christmas songs.
When you have a song called "Fire," it's tempting to set one - these guys did.
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